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Biosecurity Surveillance: Quantitative Approaches

Biosecurity Surveillance: Quantitative Approaches

Open Resources

This book reviews practical and innovative approaches to biosecurity surveillance. It explains the foundation and concepts behind surveillance design, with examples of methods and tools created to deal with surveillance challenges. With supporting case studies and including current directions in research, it covers evidence-based approaches to surveillance, statistics, detectability, single and multi-species detection, risk assessment, diagnostics, data-basing, modelling of invasion and spread, optimisation, and future climate challenges.

 

Buy the book: http://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781780643595

This tool allows you to explore the use of the stochastic dominance rule in mapping biosecurity. Read more about this in chapter 12, "Towards Reliable Mapping of Biosecurity Risk: Incorporating Uncertainty and Decision Makers' Risk Aversion".

Please find instructions in the file below, and access the software here: ssd_utility.zip

Stochastic Dominance Ranking Utility Instructions

This tool was created by Denys Yemshanov and is protected under Canadian Crown Copyright. If you have any technical issues with the software, please contact the author.